Prof. Stephen Salter to host UK Marine Energy Conference in Glasgow

Wave power general2 HWUThe UK Marine Energy Conference – being held in Glasgow on 4 July –  will bring together those at the forefront of wave & tidal technology within the UK and Ireland.

This one-day conference will be hosted by industry experts, Dr Gordon Dalton Lead Co-ordinator of the Maribe H2020 Project and Professor Stephen Salter, Emeritus Professor of Engineering Design, University of Edinburgh.

This event aims to accelerate marine energy as a viable energy alternative and maintain the UK & Ireland’s position as leaders of this emerging market.

 The UK Marine Energy Conference will feature an intimate exhibition showcasing the latest technologies and solutions from across the marine energy sector. The exhibition will host the networking throughout the course of the day, with breakfast, lunch and evening drinks.

The following companies will be exhibiting:

  • TBAT Innovation Ltd.
  • UltraMAP
  • 360 Vision Technology
  • DHI Water Environments UK Ltd
  • Klüber Lubrication GB Ltd
  • Ridgeway Marine
  • Woollard & Henry Ltd
  • Centa Transmissions Ltd


Speaker & Moderator Line-up

UK Marine Energy Conference boasts a stimulating speaker line-up. The opening session will consider policy projections with a presentation from the Scottish Government, and marine planning and licensing from the conference’s sponsor Ashfords LLP.

There will also be case studies on the UK’s latest projects from MeyGen, Minesto, OpenHydro and Marine Power Systems Ltd to technology insights from Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd and FloWave TT and SmartBay Ireland Ltd

The conference also offers an opportunity to identify the key issues facing the industry and possible solutions – from marine robotics solutions by National Oceanography Centre and studies on community engagement strategies from the University of Edinburgh, to a hard-hitting industry analysis from Peter Fraenkel, co-founder of Marine Current Turbines Ltd.

As well as hosting the event with conference sponsor Ashfords LLP & Natural Resources Wales the UK Marine Energy Conference is pleased to be organising the event with the support of a number of leading industry marine and energy organisations, such as: Energy at KTN, Energy Technologies Institute, IMarEST, Scottish Energy Association, Marine Energy Pembrokeshire, Community Energy Wales, Marine South East Limited, CASE, Maribe & WavEC.

Limited Ticket Availability – Don’t Miss Out!

Conference Tickets include full access to the conference, all networking (food and drink) and table-top exhibition area. Government & Academia qualify for complimentary tickets.

Please get in touch via the details below to find out more!



If you’re a journalist and interested in attending the UK Marine Energy Conference, please send an email to for your complimentary press pass.


For the conference agenda and further details about UK Marine Energy Conference please visit the event website:


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